CubTAC personal benzene detector

World’s smallest, lightest VOC detector for TACs and benzene

CubTAC is a personal benzene detector for the fast and accurate detection of total aromatic compounds (TACs), including benzene, keeping you safe within your working environment. Comfortable and unobtrusive to wear, CubTAC is the smallest, lightest personal TAC and benzene detector available.

CubTAC has a dynamic range of 0 to 5000 parts per million (ppm), with its market leading ppb sensitivity, CubTAC comes with all the benefits of the Cub personal VOC detector but has a 10.0 eV lamp utilizing a unique light filtering technology to give a reliable aromatic hydrocarbon concentration.

When worker exposure exceeds pre-set limits Cub’s audible, vibrating, and flashing LED alarms alert you to the gases present. Readings are displayed on its bright, back-lit LCD display with selectable data logging time.

CubTAC uses ION Science patented PID sensor technology that has been independently verified as best performing for speed, accuracy, and humidity resistant operation. Its unique anti-contamination design and patented Fence Electrode Technology provide extended run time in the most challenging environments, giving you accurate results you can truly rely on.

Three Cub docking stations are available dependent on your requirements:

  • Charge dock – simply charges the instrument
  • Comms dock – offers USB communication and charging
  • Cal dock – offers a calibration facility, USB communication and charging

The CubTAC personal TAC and benzene detector is just one of a family of products that protects users from ingestion of benzene and other VOC gases. See our Tiger Select handheld benzene detector and our fixed benzene-specific monitor, Titan.

See our leading range of VOC detectors:

Key Features

Best available photoionization detection (PID)

  • PID independently verified as best performing on the market
  • Unrivaled sensitivity detects down to ppb levels
  • Widest range detects gases 0 – 5,000 ppm
  • In-built humidity resistance with no need to compensate
  • Anti-contamination design for extended field operation


  • Fastest (<13 second) response to hazardous gases & vapors
  • Clear audio, visual, and vibrating alarms
  • Large LCD display for clear readings
  • Battery life up to 12 hours
  • Meets ATEX, IECEx certification

Ease of use

  • Smallest, lightest personal PID monitor available
  • Simple one button operation
  • Intuitive software and simple calibration routine
  • Easy to service

Low cost operation

  • Inexpensive consumables and parts
  • Two-year warranty when registered online
Personal Benzene Detector

What’s included

The CubTAC personal benzene detector with 10.0 eV lamp gives accurate detection of total aromatic compounds (TACs), including benzene, down to ppb levels.

For full details please contact IONScience or an ION Science Distributor for an up to date price list.

CubTAC Kit (part no. CKTSXCKX-WD):

  • CubTAC instrument
  • Docking station
  • Remote calibration adaptor
  • Accessory kit
  • Stack removal tool
  • Mains cable
  • USB cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Calibration certificate

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Technical Specification

Technical Specification


Sensitivity 0.01 ppm (isobutylene equivalent)
0.002 mg/m3 (isobutylene equivalent)
Accuracy ±5% display reading + one digit
Response Time <13 seconds (T90)
Ex II 1G Ex ia IIC T4 GaTamb = -20ºC ≤ Ta ≤ 55ºC)
Baseefa11ATEX0027 IECEx BAS 11.0014
Class I, II and III, Division I, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Battery Battery life up to 12 hours
Battery charge time 4 hours
PID Lamp Options 10.0 eV
Data logging 30,000 readings
 Communication USB 2.0
Alarm LEDs, audio and vibrate
Sounder 86 dB @ 300mm
Pre-programmed TWA & STEL. Work exposure alarm levels on all models.
-20 oC to 60 oC (-4 oC to 140 oF)
-20 oC to 55 oC (-4 oC to 131 oF)
Weight & Dimensions 111g (3.91 oz) 61 x 66 x 59mm (2.4 x 2.6 x 2.3”)
Resolution 0.01 ppm
Range 0 – 5,000 ppm
Calibration 2 point calibration via docking station
Upgradeable No
IP Rating Designed to IP65 (heavy rain)
LCD Display Back lit multi colour
Flow Rate N/A (no pump)
Docking Station Options Charge only
Charge and USB communication
Charge, USB communication and calibration

Video Support

Video Support – CubTAC personal TAC and benzene detector


The following accessories are available for CubTAC
For further information or pricing please contact ION Science or your local Distributor.

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